Thomas Schnur lives and works in Cologne. After an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker he studied product design at the University of Applied Sciences Aachen. At that time he worked for designers such as Mathieu Lehanneur in Paris and studied at École Supérieure d'Art et Design de Saint Étienne.
In 2014 Thomas was nominated for a German Design Award as well as Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Furthermore he got a Special Mention from the Jury of the Design Report Awards.